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Charlotte DOT prepares for weekend winter weather

Charlotte DOT prepares for weekend winter weather

posted by Martha Sellers - email

Charlotte, NC (WBTV) — The Charlotte Department of Transportation will treat Charlotte streets Saturday night with salt.  Beginning at 10:00 p.m. today until at least 5:00 a.m. Sunday, City Street Maintenance crews will operate on a "Condition A."  This condition calls for 12 trucks, 24 crew members and five support staff. 

CDOT will target salting on:

  • Bridges & culverts on City streets
  • Emergencies that are called in

Citizens should report icy road conditions by calling CharMeck 311.  Also, after midnight, reports of routine icing on City streets can be called in to 704-336-3200.  Actual emergencies and accidents should be called in to 911. Motorists are advised to be cautious and drive slowly and avoid following large salt trucks.

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